The following categories of tests are conducted at the
These types of tests are meant for establishing performance
characteristics of machines that are in or ready for commercial production. The following
types of tests are included in this category:
Initial Commercial tests on indigenous or imported
machines ready for commercial
Batch test on machines which have already
undergone initial commercial test and/or
being manufactured commercially in the country. Presently the Batch Tests are
conducted on tractors and power tillers.
Users Survey forms an essential
component of batch testing programme which is
designed for assessing general performance of tractors at farmers fields with regard
the durability of the machine and efficacy of after-sale-services provided by the
These tests are carried out for providing information to
the manufacturers on the performance of their machines and any other data that may be
required by them.
Tests in accordance with Organization for Economic Co-operation
and Development (O.E.C.D.) Official Test Codes for agricultural and forestry tractors
are undertaken exclusively for export purposes however the tractors must be a regular
Test under CMV Rules, 1989 (as amended from time to time)
The Institute is one of the designated testing agency to evaluate
tractors and other self propelled equipment for compliance to CMVR requirements being the
National Testing Authority in the area of tractors and allied agricultural machines and
issues CMVR certificates.
As the Institute is authorised by Govt.
of India,Ministry of Shipping Road Transport & Highways (Department
of Road Transport & Highways) under Rule 126 of
CMV Rules ,1989 vide it`s letter No.:RT-11028/22/06-MVL,dated,4th August2006. The `Exhaust Mass Emission`testing facility for
testing of diesel engines already been established at the Institute in the year of
2006.Since its inception testing is contitnued.